Tag Archives: Board of Education

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Region 16 hires assistant director of special ed

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education this month appointed Jennifer Stewart as the assistant director of special education. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Jennifer and are…

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BOE seeks to link unexcused absences, grades

REGION 16 — Proposed changes to the truancy policy would tie unexcused absences to students’ grades for the first time in Region 16. Under the proposal, any student with 19…

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Opening up a line of communication

NAUGATUCK — State and local officials came together last week to open up a dialogue on a host of issues. “My vision is just to open up the lines of…

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Unexcused absences will hinder grades

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved policy revisions that will tie unexcused absences to students’ grades for the first time in the district. Under…

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School board OKs budget transfers

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved budget transfers totaling $235,000 to pay for capital projects and a new reading program. The board made four…

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BOE hires early childhood education coordinator

NAUGATUCK — A lifetime of learning begins with a single moment of wonder. That is the quote, from an unknown author, that Giocomina “Jackie” Bacon used on her application for…

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Assistant superintendent gets contract extension

NAUGATUCK — The assistant superintendent of schools, a Naugatuck native who worked his way up the ladder in a school system where he was once a student, will spend at…

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Board renews superintendent’s contract

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has given Superintendent of Schools Michael Yamin three more years at the helm of the district. The school board, which oversees…

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School budget, appropriation pass

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education went 2-for-2 at a district meeting Monday night. Voters in the region, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved…

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Board moving ahead with wall of fame

NAUGATUCK — The outer walls of the athletic complex at Naugatuck High School could soon feature a wall of fame for the school’s coaches who have had a positive effect…